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Published:Sunday | June 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE CLERGY is divided on whether or not Michael Christopher Coke, otherwise called 'Dudus', is the victim of a generational curse.Dr Raphael Thomas, pastor of the Annotto Bay Gospel Chapel in St Mary, says the Bible...

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaica Society for the Blind launched a fund-raising campaign on Thursday to prop up its programmes.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Only 500 of the nations 2,800 early-childhood institutions that have sought space permit have satisfied fundamental guidelines.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

SOME OF the country's private-sector leaders want the proposed anti-crime bills being debated in Parliament to be enacted swiftly, even though local human-rights groups have pointed...

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

JAMAICA PUBLIC Service (JPS) customers are expected to see decreases of up to 2.35 per cent in their electricity bills in July, despite the Office of Utilities Regulation's (OUR's) approval of the company's application for an inflation adjustment to non-fuel rates.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

ATTORNEY GENERAL Dorothy Lightbourne tabled whistle-blower legislation yesterday in the Upper House.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

FINANCE AND Public Service Minister Audley Shaw is moving to allay fears that the new administration in Trinidad and Tobago may be having second thoughts about the takeover of Air Jamaica.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

OUSTED MEMBER of Parliament (MP) for North East St Ann, Shahine Robinson, is to know next week Friday if Supreme Court Judge Roy Jones will reverse his decision which declared her seat vacant.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A FIRE truck arrived at yesterday's accident scene just outside Jamaica College to power-wash the blood off Old Hope Road in St Andrew approximately two hours after a collision involving two vehicles left two dead.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP):FROM JOHANNESBURG townships to Ghana's sprawling slums, millions of Africans danced in the streets and beamed with pride as the continent's first World Cup kicked off.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

TWO ADDITIONAL illegal firearms were seized by the security forces yesterday as they continued their search of areas in downtown Kingston currently under curfew.

Published:Saturday | June 12, 2010 | 12:00 AM

CABINET APPROVED an amendment to the agreement between the Government and Noranda Bauxite Ltd, formerly St Ann Bauxite Limited, which holds the assets of the Discovery Bay operations.

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Local officials appeared stunned by news out of Port-of-Spain yesterday that the new Trinidad government, led by Kamla Persad-Bissessar, could be having second thoughts about the takeover of Air Jamaica...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU: A weeping mother has vowed to serve God and never to travel abroad for economic reasons after her son committed suicide yesterday. Marcia Reid of Flankers, Montego Bay, cried uncontrollably after her 14-year-old son...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans are often generally thought of as stubbornly supportive of Brazilian football. However, teams like Germany and Argentina have always had a solid fan base. Gleaner Intern Patrina Pink went on the streets of downtown Kingston...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Kay Osborne, general manager of Television Jamaica and Television Jamaica Sports Network, has been elected to the executive committee of the Commonwealth Broadcasters Association (CBA) by the delegates attending the recent CBA 2010 General Conference...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

In February 1991, Dr Barry Chevannes chaired a workshop called Fathers Only. The participants were invited to meet and continue the dialogue. They did so two months later, adopting the name Fathers Only...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tourism officials yesterday moved quickly to correct a Gleaner report than an additional US$1.4 million (J$123.2) was being paid to American Airlines (AA) as part of an airlift agreement entered into in 2008. However, that has opened a can of worms...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If Prime Minister Bruce Golding was in any doubt about the lingering anger in his West Kingston constituency, this was dispelled yesterday.

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON: PATRICK BECKFORD, the chairman of the northeast region of Jamaica Diaspora in the United States, has criticised the Ministry of Tourism for its approach in the marketing of the country.Beckford, who said...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

A first-class, ultra-modern facility could emerge from the ashes of what is now Coronation Market in downtown Kingston. That is the dream of Prime Minister Bruce Golding, who was yesterday joined by many captains of the private sector for a tour of the facility...

Published:Friday | June 11, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LIKE A college student eager for a home-cooked meal, so have Jamaicans been hungry for the start World Cup. While the beautiful game has unpacked its suitcase for its one-month visit to South Africa, Jamaicans unable to make the journey to Johannesburg need not mourn.

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Less than 24 hours after Jamaica Public Service Company (JPS) crews surged into downtown Kingston Monday on the back of a police/military operation to disconnect illegal electrical supply, some of the lights were back on - and not legally....

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

An associate professor of business and economics at Lafayette College in the United States will be the next director general of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ).Professor Gladstone Hutchinson has been selected by the Government to fill...

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The American Airlines (AA) seat-guarantee deal signed by the Government in 2008 will cost less than feared by its critics but much more than was anticipated by Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett.Under the one-year deal, which ended last November...

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